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February 22 to Aid Collec tors, Department Decides. Recognising the Nation-wide interest cf stamp collectors in obtaining a post mark of the Mount Vernon, Va., post office on mail matter bearing stamps of the Washington Bicentennial series, the Post Office Department today an nounced that special arrangements had been made for postmarking such matter m the Mount Vernon office on February 22 This date marks the official opening ot the national celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the first Presldt :it. In authorizing this cancellation, tire depart ment is co-operating with the Qeorge Washington Bicentennial Com mission which lias provided a special cachet depicting Wakefield, the birth place of Washington which will be placed on letters mailed at Mount Ver non on February 22, in addition to the postmark. The department announcement said “those who desire this special service may send a reasonable number of let ters. properly stamped and addressed, under cover to the postmaster at Mount Vernon. Va . well in advance ef the date in order that the necessary ar rangements might be made for the special cachet prior to the postmarking and mailing on February 22.” Tile department also will place a col lection box outside the entrance gate at Mount Vernon for the convenience of those ■ lector* who desire person ally to deposit their mail. No special postage stamp is being Issued on thi’, date, as the Bicentennial stamp-, which went on sale January 1, are deemed appropriate for use on this matt . Tor department also called attention to the lact collectors have requested Waketirld, Va . cancellations on Feb ruary 2:’ and explained there is now no post office at Wakefield, Westmorland County, where Washington was born. The Wakefield. Va.. post office listed in the official postal guide is in Suffolk County and bears no relation to Wash ingtons birthplace. VETERAN DIPLOMAT REACHES 80TH YEAR 8ir Maurice de Bunsen Was Am bassador at Vienna When War Began. LONDON (N A N. A i.—Sir Maurice de Bunsi ha just become an octogenarian, entered the diplomatic service more than half a century ago His pirs.nce Is distinguished. He wears a beard, and has a remarkable profic iency m the languages of the countries in which he has served These include some of the lease easily mastered tongues in the world—Japanese, for in stance; Turkish and Siamese. Sir Maurice was British Ambassador et Vienna when the World War broke out and returned to that city when pea e was declared to recover his house hold goods which he found safe and sound. Sir Maurice is fond of telling of a pleasant experience that befell him when he visiled Chile at the head of a war mission in 1918. Some 60 Chileans entertained him at a magnificent lunch eon among lovely scenery at the foot of the Andes The meal itself was suffi ciently enjoyable, but 8ir Maurice’s feelings can be imagined when, after it was ov liis host handed him a check for St? 175 and remarked airily: •Please hand this to some British war charity. It is simply a little sum left over after the settlement of the lunch bill." (Capyrigh* 132C. by Mie North American Newspaper Alliance. Inc > • JELLEFF IS ELECTED TC NATIONAL BOARD Capital Mr liant Becomea Director rf Merchandising Managers' Division of Association. ■ per.*: Dispatch to The Star. NEW YORK. February 5.—Frank R. Jei'eff. Washington merchant, has been elected to the national board of direc tors of tl’.e merchandising managers' division of the National Retail Dry de is Association, it was announced hen- today The association, meeting at the Hotel Pennsylvania here, voted for closer co ope ation bet”, en merchandising man agers and manufacturers throughout the coming seasons. Jellefi, who took an active part in the discussion, advocated the establishment of separate commodity committees to help improve existing relations between manufacturers and retailers The need for color co-ordination, standardization of quality and promptness of delivery Was stressed. - —• TWO HELD AS GUNMEN Pair Accused of Shooting- Victim in Attempted Hold-Up. Said to have shot and seriously wounded Israel Finkelson, 500 Twelfth street northeast, during an attempted hold-up January 22, two colored men were held for grand jury action under $25,000 b nci each by Police Court Judge John P. McMahon yesterday. The men were listed as Carl E. Smith, alias Carl E. MrKemmer, and James Gray, alias Horace Turner. They waived preliminary hearing and Judge McMahon fixed the high bail when po lice told him that five other cases of assault and robbery in which they are behered to have participated are being investigated. HINTON SUES ACCUSER Asks $25,000. Charging He Was Arrested Falsely. Suit to recover $25,000 damages for alk ged false arrest has been filed in District Supreme Court by Walter Hin ton. 121 i 11 street northeast, against Charles T Hunter, 113 Pennsylvania • venue northwest Through Attorneys F. Joseph Dono hue and Thomas E. Lodge, the plaintiff an id Hunter caused his arrest last June 10 on a charge of embezzlement, which was ignored by the grand jury. VICKS COUGH DROP ... All you’ve hoped for in a Cough Drop — medicated with ingredients ofl 11/^LfC V VapoRub Suit scribe Today It costs only about 1 ’ * cents per da' and 5 cents Sundays to have Washington’s best newspa per delivered to you regularly every evening and Sunday morn ing Telephone National 5000 and the delivery will start immediate ly. The Route Agent will collect rt the end of each month. - —-- - - — ■ • ■----— Tree Kills Man As He Gets First Job in Half Year Bf th« Associated Pi cat LAFAYETTE, Ind , February 8. Lyman Baker. ?8, had been out of employment six months Wednesday he got a job cutting trees in a woods n*ar Roselawn. The first tree he chopped down fell on him, killing him instantly. SINGERS AND DANCERS TO AID BAL BOHEME Number of Capital JSntertaineri Will Appear in ‘'leaport Cabaret” Monday. A number of Washington singers, musicians and dancers will participate m the Seaport Cabaret," an added at J traction at the "Ball of the Seven I Seas," tips year's Bal XJoherne, at the Willard Hotel Monday night, it was an nounced today. Mi** Marjorie Lowe, member of the standing committee for the ball and chairman of the cabaret program, will be assisted Monday night by Tom Bra hany, whP will aet a* master of cere m/['skit entitled "Ah" will be presented by Anne Ives, Mrs Lewis Olephane, Jr., Denis Connell end Hary Welker Qnr-halt of the profits from the bell win be devoted to the relief ef the un employed this year. —i—-«—-— Turkey's new criminal code was copied from that of Italy; the civil code, from Switzerland, the rommermal code, I from Germany. _ DIAL PHONES SET IN BRITISH PALACE Automatic lyitem in London In tended for Use ef loyal Family at Buckingham. U3NDON. (NANA).—The aylo ! matte telephone system, whieh is giad , ually spreading to aU I^ndon's tele* ; phone esehanges, has now been install* , ed at Buckingham Palaee. The palaee Is, to all intents and pur* poses, run like a small public-exchange, | with a stair of operators. And a special post office with telephone*, needs a fur ther set of several men. There are telephones In the King’s private apartments and also in those of | the Queen, but it Is not often that thetr, majesties make a call themselves, if; the King want* a number it is passed to1 the private exchange by an equerry, but a personal cell for the King or Queen can be put through direct. A special and highly ingenious arrangement make* it impossible for the operator to listen in to such conversations. A staff of three male operators (there are no telephone girls at the palacs), are always on duty at the private ex change in the south wing of the palace when the court is in residence. When I tire King is away from town, special telephone and telegraph lines are kept open between the palace and wherever hi* majesty happen* to be (OopyfiBht. 1932, by the Narlh American Newspaper Alliance, Inc.) SAILOR DIES OF INJURIES PANAMA, February h l/P\—Julian Aii*tipgrad, 21, first claw seaman, at tached to the U. g. S Langley, died yesterday aboard ship from what we diagnosed as a fraetured .skull. His shipmates found him staggering along the beaeh and took him aboard An investigation was hampered becpur' '-he Langley had sailed far Hawaii li the meantime. GEN. MALONE TO SPEAK Will Address Reserve Officer* at Interior Auditorium. Maj. Oen. Paul B Malone, com mander of the Army 3d Cor pa Area. will discuss ''International Trad* in it* Relationship to War” tonight at • o'clock before a group Of Reserve officer* in the Interior Department Auditorium. Other speakers wjl) include Dr. Ui ther H Riichelderfer. president of the toard of District Commissioner*; Maj. ien. Anton Stephan, commander of the Qth Division, and Col- J. Miller Ken on, president of th* Reserve Officer*' Association of the District of Columbia The World-Famous M2M Service Stripe Ostermoor Inner Spring Mattresses —just as pictured here—Co on SALE at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning at the lowest prices of the decade. Our Very Grpatpst February Salt* SPECIAL In Mattresses Your Unrestricted Choice—full and twin sizes—many attractive cover ings—Art Ticks; Woven Ticks and even Imported Belgian Damask. All ) guaranteed to be REGULAR STANDARD $42.50 Service Stripe Ostermoor Inner Spring Mattresses and made by the Ostermoor Company in the Oster moor Plant. REGULAR $4255 Service Stripe Inner Spring OSTERMOOR mmxTnm Arranged for four Convenience I GUARANTEED j bv Osterraoor & Co. to contain G» termoor regular standard quality of felt—the same quality of felt used by Ostermoor & Co.—every working day. Inner spring construction guar' anteed by Ostermoor & Co. to be regular Ostermoor Service Stripe Inner Spring Construction — the same spring construction uaed al ways in the Service Stripe Inner Spring Ostermoor. Covering or ticking guaranteed to be regular Ostermoor standard of quality—the same quality used by Ostprmoor & Co.—the year around. 'Workmanship—guaranteed to be made by regular Ostermoor skilled mechanics. Come and see for yourself. sevenm ar eye When you stop to consider that you can now buy the world-famous $4d.5() Service Stripe Inner Spring Ostermoor pictured above—and guaranteed in every way—to be regular standard Ostermoor quality in every way—and at the same time the choice of all sizes, and in many different coverings, you can understand that you are being offered a money saxing bargain of a lifetime—completely out of the ordinary. And you are—that we guarantee. Remember—you have the choice of size-. Remember, too, von have unrestricted choice of many different coverings—art tick-—woven ticks—and even Imported Damask—to -elect from as long as they last. Regular $42.50 Duality—your unrestricted choice a- long a- they last—$29.85. We Add a Special Sale of Poster Beds Mahogany and Walnut Finish; Some Solid Mahogany—Popular Poster and Spool Models Regular Prices, $29.75 to $59.50 Choice—$ 14*50—s 17'50—113'75 Remember: the SALE Starts promptly at 9 o'clock Tomorrow Morning! HOW WE DO IT Once a year—in the month of February—Omtarmour & Co* b» or der to “clean up" all of their one of-a-kind patterns, all of their “short-ends,” all of their “drop” patterns—in Mattress coverings— offer to their regular Exclusive Agencies, their world famous $12.50 Service Stripe Inner Spring Ostermoor Mattress, made up in this group of Coverings—at a big discount—for quick clearance. 'Itiis saving—plus an equal cut price of our own—we are passing on to you—as our greatest High Quality .Mattress bargain—during the February Sale. Being the ExdMfoe Agent* for the world-famou* Ostermoor Mat tress her©—no other concern can offer you this High Quality Oster moor Mattress February Sale Bar gain. Only a* long as they last and only during the February Sale at this unheard-of price. Come early for first and finest choice. Come Early for First and Finest Choice! 'Furniture of Merit"